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ECP well-represented among US gambling council awardees

Faculty and alumni of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology (ECP) were well-represented among awardees from this year's National Council on Problem Gambling, which recently concluded their 30th National Conference on Problem Gambling in Tarrytown, NY. 

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Published: 18 Jul 2016

Poetic autoethnographies project will develop participatory research through artist-practitioner expertise

A new project led by University of Brighton's Professor Helen Johnson, Visiting Researcher with the Institute for Human Development and Well-Being (IHDW), seeks to develop a collaborative, participatory research method that capitalizes on the respective strengths of spoken word artists and social scientific researchers....

Published: 12 Jul 2016

Dr. Dennis Jensen appointed Interim Director of McGill Research Centre for Physical Activity and Health (PATH)

Dr. Dennis Jensen, of our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, has been appointed Interim Director of the McGill Research Centre for Physical Activity and Health (PATH). Dr....

Published: 12 Jul 2016

DISE's Rachel Zellars interviewed by Radio Canada regarding Black Lives Matter, Black women, Canadian concerns

Rachel Zellars, PhD candidate with our Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), recently spoke to Radio Canada International's Carmel Kilkenny regarding the concerns of Black Lives Matter from a Canadian perspective.

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Published: 12 Jul 2016

Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky speaks to Canadian Press regarding youth gambling tendencies

When it comes to gambling and lotteries, young people are looking for "immediate gratification", Professor Jeffrey Derevensky, Chair of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, told the Canadian Press this week.

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Published: 12 Jul 2016

Professors Khoury, Pennestri join Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology

The Faculty of Education is pleased to introduce two new professors in our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology: Dr. Bassam Khoury and Dr. Marie-Hélène Pennestri.

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Published: 11 Jul 2016

A look into challenges faced by women in Korogocho, Kenya

What happens when mothers from an informal urban settlement are asked to take photos that answer these questions:

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Published: 7 Jul 2016

Winnipeg Jets land Jamie Kompon (BEd, Physical Education, 1989) as new Assistant Coach

The NHL's Winnipeg Jets hockey team has named Education alumnus Jamie Kompon (BEd, Physical Education, 1989) as assistant coach. Previously Kompon had served as Head Coach and General Manager of the WHL's Portland Winterhawks (2014-15). Kompon's NHL experience includes stints with the LA Kings (2006-12) and Chicago Blackhawks (2012-14). In 2013 Kompon became the first NHL coach in 78 years to win back-to-back Stanley Cup titles with different teams.

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Published: 6 Jul 2016

John Parisella (MA’71, DipEd’73) appointed to the Order of Quebec

Alumnus of McGill's Faculty of Education John Parisella (MA’71, DipEd’73) was appointed to the National Order of Quebec this month.

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Published: 30 Jun 2016

Professor Shariff appears before House of Commons' Standing Committee on the Status of Women

Dr. Shaheen Shariff, of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education, has been invited to appear as an expert witness before the House of Commons' Standing Committee on the Status of Women. 

The House of Commons' Standing Committe on the Status of Women had adopted a motion to "study violence in the lives of young women and girls."

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Published: 23 Jun 2016

DISE graduate students featured in 3MT Competition (VIDEO)

Earlier in the spring, Lauren Godfrey-Smith and Alastair Hibberd, two graduate students from our Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), were part of 11 finalists in McGill’s 3MT (3-minute thesis) competition.

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Published: 23 Jun 2016

ECP's Dr. Armando Bertone granted tenure

Dr. Armando Bertone, of our Deparment of Educational and Counselling Psychology, has been granted tenure by McGill's Board of Governors....

Published: 21 Jun 2016

Professor Derevensky accepts Award from Nevada Council on Problem Gambling

Professor Jeffrey Derevensky, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology (ECP), has been awarded the Nevada Council on Problem Gambling's prestigious Joanna Franklin Pay-it-Forward Award for outstanding contributions to the field of gambling and the training of the next generation of professionals.

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Published: 21 Jun 2016

Professor Anila Asghar appointed Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies

The Faculty of Education is pleased to announce that Professor Anila Asghar has been appointed as the Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies.

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Published: 13 Jun 2016

Education grads celebrate at 2016 McGill convocation

The Faculty of Education at McGill University proudly saw over four hundred of our students cross the stage this past Thursday, June 2nd at McGill's annual convocation ceremonies.

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Published: 10 Jun 2016

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